Audition information

Position
Principal viola
Application deadline
April 11, 2022
Audition date
May 16–17, 2022
Weeks in season
43
Payment
$85,000 per year
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(Posted on March 22, 2022; last updated 2 months ago)


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Audition Repertoire
The first movement of an unaccompanied Bach suite or sonata
One of the following solos
HoffmeisterViola Concerto
  • Mvt. I: exposition
StamitzViola Concerto in D Major, Op. 1
  • Mvt. I: exposition
Also one of the following solos
BartókViola Concerto
  • Mvt. I
HindemithDer Schwanendreher
  • Mvt. I
WaltonViola Concerto
  • Mvt. I
Solo orchestral excerpts
BerliozHarold in Italy
  • Mvt. I: 8 after 2 to 10 after 5
EnescuRomanian Rhapsody No. 1
  • 1 after 7 to 8
GinasteraVariaciones concertantes, Op. 23
  • Variation V: 3235
RavelMa mère l’oye (Mother Goose) Suite
  • Mvt. V: 4 after 2 to 3 after 3
StraussDon Quixote
  • 1 after 29 to 5 after 33
Orchestral excerpts
BartókConcerto for Orchestra
  • Mvt. V: 400–445
BeethovenSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. II: 1–107
BrahmsVariations on a Theme by Haydn
  • Variation 5
BrahmsSymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. III: 1–19
  • Mvt. III: 294–317
CoplandAppalachian Spring Suite
  • 6 to 1 before 14
MahlerSymphony No. 10
  • Mvt. I: 102–112
MendelssohnA Midsummer Night’s Dream, Op. 61
  • Scherzo: 17 to 1 after D
MozartSymphony No. 35, “Haffner”
  • Mvt. I: 41–67
  • Mvt. IV: 134–182
RavelDaphnis and Chloé, Suite No. 2
  • 158166
  • 2 after 212 to 216
ShostakovichSymphony No. 5, Op. 47
  • Mvt. I: 1517
StraussEin Heldenleben, Op. 40
  • 77 to 4 after 79
  • 1 before 94 to 2 after 97
StraussDon Juan, Op. 20
  • 1 to 16 after C
TchaikovskySymphony No. 6
  • Mvt. I: 19–63
Chamber music
MozartString Quintet No. 3 in C Major, K. 515
  • Andante
Possible sight-reading
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